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Jill Bigelow Suttell
Jill learned to knit at 10 years of age. After a 'teen years' break, she re-learned and has been knitting with a passion ever since. The first sweater she knit, she modified, and the next was her own design.

Five years as a yarn shop owner gave her a passion for teaching as well as designing. Jill has been an instructor at STITCHES events, Knitter's Day Out, Knitter's Connection, Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet
Show, and many shops. Her designs can be found in Knitter's Magazine, Cast On, and Knitty. She is co-author of A Knitter's Gallery of Mitered Squares: 45 Unique Designs in Color, Texture and Lace.

For more about Jill, go to b-ewe-tiful.com



STITCHES West 2019 Classes
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Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
6095 Easy Slipped Stitch Mania Slipped-stitch patterns allow you to add texture or to create the look of 2-color knitting while only using 1 color per row. Mosaic knitting (one form of slipped-stitch patterning) can bring to mind beautiful, Native American fiber art. There is no stranding, bobbins, or changing color within the row. We will explore different techniques, the do's and don'ts of this method of knitting, and how to read two types of charts.
Thursday 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
6094 Intermediate Twisted Color Take your cables to the next level by adding color. There are more ways than you might think. Slipped stitches, Fair Isle, and intarsia can all be used to make cables with color. In this class we will explore them all.
Note: You must have experience with cables.



STITCHES West 2019 Market Session Classes
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Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
CC2 No skills required Double Knit in Color Double knitting in color creates a two-sided, double-thick fabric with an image on one side and the exact negative of the image on the other side. In class, we will learn the basic steps and get started on a coaster-sized sample with a simple motif. This will require concentration and experience in reading patterns and instructions comfortably.
Friday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm     SOLD OUT
CC8 Easy Getting Started: Mosaic Knitting Learn to knit with color without the fuss of having to use bobbins or carry more than one color throughout the row. You can create some beautiful patterns using Mosaic Knitting, both in garter and stockinette stitch. In this class we will knit a cuff for take-out coffee cups. Must be able to knit and purl.
Friday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm     SOLD OUT
TT8 Basic Knitting in Both Directions Knitting in both directions allows the knitter to see the right side of the work at all times. Since there's no need to turn the work, you save time and effort, especially when working bobbles or entrelac. Learn the basics of knitting and purling when working a row from left to right and ways to work this technique into your everyday knitting.
Friday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
TT58 Easy Can't Face Lace? Knitting lace can be intimidating for beginners and some more experienced knitters. Spend an hour trying out the basics of lace — yarn-over/decrease combinations, the correct needle choice, and the importance of blocking.
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am     SOLD OUT
TT8 Basic Knitting in Both Directions Knitting in both directions allows the knitter to see the right side of the work at all times. Since there's no need to turn the work, you save time and effort, especially when working bobbles or entrelac. Learn the basics of knitting and purling when working a row from left to right and ways to work this technique into your everyday knitting.
Saturday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm     SOLD OUT
CC2 No skills required Double Knit in Color Double knitting in color creates a two-sided, double-thick fabric with an image on one side and the exact negative of the image on the other side. In class, we will learn the basic steps and get started on a coaster-sized sample with a simple motif. This will require concentration and experience in reading patterns and instructions comfortably.
Saturday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
TT41 Easy Starting a Toe-up Sock: The Toe Learn to make a toe-up sock Judy's Magic cast-on and 2 different increase options. We will discuss the benefits of starting with the toes for a well-fitting sock. 
Saturday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
TT28 Easy Short-row Heels for Any Sock Short-row heels are most often found on commercially made socks. This heel can be used on toe-up or cuff-down construction. Refresh your skills or learn new ones in an hour!